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Is Alo Alarika the oldest living Ugandan, at 108 years?

  ūüďć Uganda ūüáļūüᨠpopulation figures ‚ú≥ Aged 0-14yrs – 46% ‚ú≥ Aged 10-24yrs – 34.5% ‚ú≥ Aged 15-64yrs – 52% ‚ú≥ Aged 65+ – 2% ‚ú≥ Life expectancy 64yrs Tororo, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | There are a lot of undiscovered gems hidden in the heartland of Padhola. It …

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ELECTIONS: Uganda deports Canadian journalists

  Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Government has deported three Canadian Journalists who had reportedly come into the country to cover the 2021 elections. Foreign correspondents Lily Martins and J F Bisson and Margaret Evans had been accredited to work in Uganda, but according to Ofwono Opondo the Director …

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Ugandans should not surrender their future to fate

OPINION | Ofwono Opondo | Today marks thirty-four years since the resilient and glorious National Resistance Movement/Army (NRM/A) under the leadership of Yoweri Kaguta Museveni captured Kampala. The battle for Kampala, marked the defeat and retreat of UPC and UNLA remnants, which also ended the reign of terror, uncertainty, and …

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AIGP Kasingye defends Museveni, Ofwono in twitter spat

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Assistant Inspector-General of Police, Asan Kasingye has defended President Yoweri Museveni‚Äôs decision to block one of his followers on Twitter. It follows a suit filed by Hillary Innocent Taylor Seguya, a Harvard University student in August 2019 challenging president Yoweri Museveni for blocking …

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No new gay bill, says government

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Government spokesperson Ofwono Opondo has denied reports that there is an anti-gay bill in the offing after earlier reports indicated that the bill would return in its earlier form. The anti-gay bill was struck down by the courts in 2014 a few months after …

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VIDEO: Ofwono Opondo returns Operation Wealth Creation cow

VIDEO: Ofwono Opondo returns Operation Wealth Creation cow Kampala,¬†Uganda¬†|¬†NTV UGANDA¬†|¬†Government spokesperson Ofwono Opondo has returned a cow he received under Operation Wealth Creation after an uproar from district councilors in Mukono. The councilors were unhappy that the some of the cows, which were meant for the poor people in the …

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ANALYSIS: Besigye-Museveni talks

European Union joins religious leaders to pile pressure on Museveni Ever since the last general elections to date, a host of organisations and individuals, including two former presidential candidates, have called for a national dialogue over Uganda‚Äôs political trajectory. They argue that it is the best way to secure the …

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